Additional resources

Bridge home
Meet the staff >

Meet the staff

Summer Bridge English faculty and staff

Olivia Archibald Olivia Archibald
Professor, English
Old Main 211
B.A. and M.A., Marshall University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Archibald's academic interests include creative nonfiction, essay theory, composition theory, early medieval literature, and literary criticism. Prior to coming to Saint Martin's University, she taught creative and expository writing, literature and literary theory, and several interdisciplinary programs at The Evergreen State College and Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa.
Jeff Birkenstein Jeff Birkenstein
Assistant professor, English
Old Main 367
B.A., U.C.L.A.; M.A., English, Cal State Long Beach; M.A. Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Kentucky; Ph.D., English, ibid.

Birkenstein teaches and writes on a wide range of topics concerning American literature and culture, as well as the international short story, short story sequence, and food and fiction.
John Hopkins John Hopkins
Director of intercultural initiatives
Old Main 351
B.A., Seattle University: M.A., Philosophy, Madison; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Washington.
Hopkins teaches philosophy.....
Mary Maselli Mary Maselli
Student services executive assistant
Old Main 206